Gist National Family Reunion

The official web site of the descendants of Frederick, Solomon, Sampson, Starks, James, Simon  & Renia Gist

Hi Family,

We are holding another family reunion and we will use this website as a tool for providing information about the event. The 2020 family reunion will be held in Raleigh/Durham NC.   We will provide updates as we finalize details consequently we hope that you will visit this website periodically.

Do you have names and addresses of families we might be missing?  Please enter whatever information you may  have to create a profile for them.  Each profile created  will be verified before it is added to our database.

Don't forget to enter an RSVP  to attend.  You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your RSVP if you enter  your e-mail address and your RSVP will automatically be added to the "Who's Coming" Page.   Please list everyone in your family who will be attending with you.  

Lots of Love,

Your Family Reunion Planning Committee 2020

2020 Reunion Snapshot
Reunion Dates  Done  July 3-5, 2020 in Raleigh, NC
Hotel  Done  Doubletree Brownstone University in Raleigh, NC. $109/night
Park  Done  Biltmore Hills Park in Raleigh, NC
Registration Forms  Available  Click Here
 Activities  Pending  More details to follow soon
 Scholarship Forms   Deadline  Pending  Click Here 


GIST FAMILY MEMBERS: Please click here and add your profile on our website (if you have not done so already) so that we can stay connected.  


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What is the oldest of the Black Colleges and African American Universities on the list of Historical Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) in America.?

Hampton University
Cheyney University
What is the the maximum hotel room rate that you think would be appropriate for 2018 reunion?

$106- $120
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